Affirmed Networks, the leader in the virtualization of mobile networks,
announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceWireless
"Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately-held
wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated
hundreds of organizations, and found Affirmed Networks to be one of the
most "fierce" startups in the wireless industry in 2014, and that the
company has strong potential to grow in the years ahead.
FierceWireless, an internationally recognized daily email
newsletter reaching more than 80,000 senior wireless industry
executives, provides executives in over 100 countries with a quick,
authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories, including new
trends and technologies.
"Affirmed Networks found the limelight earlier this year when it was
included in AT&T's announcement of the first of its Domain 2.0 network
suppliers," said Phil Goldstein, Editor of FierceWireless. "Many
mobile operators - including many of the Tier 1s - are looking to
virtualize their hardware and make their network more programmable and
easily controlled by software, cutting costs and setting the stage for
the next generation of services in the process. Affirmed's virtualized
technology will be a key element of this network evolution."
Affirmed Networks' technology has achieved significant attention as its
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution has become the standard
for the world's top mobile operators. Currently, the company has been
deployed commercially, including in Tier 1 mobile networks, and is
engaged in many trials worldwide.
Affirmed Networks Mobile Content Cloud™ solution for NFV significantly
transforms and advances the state of mobile networks by moving away fom
legacy infrastructure with a more agile and flexible virtualized
architecture. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud empowers the creation
and launch of new services and applications in a matter of hours and
days - instead of months with traditional hardware-based products.
"We are honored to be named to the FierceWireless 'Fierce 15'.
This recognition is a testament to the innovative vision and hard work
of the entire Affirmed Networks team," stated Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and
CEO of Affirmed Networks. "Virtualizing mobile networks represents one
of the most significant transformations facing operators. By leading the
transformation with the first commercial deployments, our NFV technology
is mainstream. Affirmed's success today spans a broad spectrum of
applications in commercial deployments and trials with major global
The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being
"fierce," championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of
intense competition. The complete list of winning companies is available
on the FierceWireless Web site at http://www.fiercewireless.com.
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FierceMarkets' wide array of digital publications reaches more than 1.5
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About Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Affirmed Networks™ is transforming and advancing intelligence in mobile
data networks. The company's solution bundles gateway functionality with
rich application and content delivery services into an industry-leading,
virtualized solution. For more information, please visit: www.affirmednetworks.com.
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